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  • Parenting the Shy Child

    Parenting the Shy Child

    Parenting the Shy Child In a world that highly values the traits of extroverted individuals, shy children are often assumed to have something wrong that needs to be fixed. However, shyness is simply a personality trait that is part of their temperament. Children are born with unique personalities, although the environment can play a significant role in how these traits present as the child develops. What is apparent is that shyness falls on a continuum, where children have varying levels of this trait. The important thing is to remember that different character attributes should be embraced to appreciate the unique way a shy child interacts with the world around them. Children are wired ....

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  • How Martial Arts Helps Kids and Families Build a Strong Community

    How Martial Arts Helps Kids and Families Build a Strong Community

    Just like an elementary school, martial arts schools draw students from the local community. And just like elementary school kids, martial arts students give back. Bake sales, outdoor events, fundraisers, these are the staples of how teachers, students and families connect with their community on a broader scale. A martial arts' student’s leadership skills, their attention and kindness and respect in everything they do at school and home, make a big impression. Parents attest to this all the time, speaking with enthusiasm to what their kids are learning, how they’re developing strength and confidence on the journey to black belt. This journey culminates in an official ....

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  • Fostering Empathy in Children During the Holidays

    Fostering Empathy in Children During the Holidays

    Fostering Empathy in Children During the Holidays ‘Tis the season! A season of giving, a season of patience, a season of all things warm and inviting. Doesn’t it all sound magical? As we go into this time of year, the excitement fills the air and the anticipation of gifts and fun activities encompasses our very being, no matter what age. And while the spirit of the season surrounds us, the hustle and bustle often leaves parents exhausted and children focused only on the “gimme” of presents. To counteract this, it is important to revamp our priorities and utilize the holidays as a starting point for helping foster empathy in children. The first step ....

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  • Movement - Reducing the Effects of Sitting

    Movement - Reducing the Effects of Sitting

    Movement Reducing the Effects of Sitting There’s no denying that advancements in technology have made our lives easier. We can work from home, shop online, and watch newly released movies, among many other things, all without leaving the couch. And while this saves us travel time and hassle, it can lead to unexpected health consequences. The reason is that we are sitting for prolonged periods, which can deteriorate our bodies. Even worse is our children are also sitting a great deal, so they are now faced with the same issues that adults have been. Therefore, children need to keep their bodies moving [JS1] throughout the day. The human body is like a ....

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  • The Importance of Uniforms

    The Importance of Uniforms

    The Importance of Uniforms For many years, uniforms have been used in a multitude of industries. From school, to the military, to sports teams, to work, uniforms have remained an element that helps people distinguish one team or organization from another. And while uniforms are mainly used for this reason, sports teams, the military and some other organizations have supplemental uniforms that have their own purpose as well. No matter what type, uniforms give people a sense of unity and helps promote pride in being a part of a larger organization. Loyalty in a group also increases and a feeling of team boosts the morale among everyone involved. Members also feel more confident and ....

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  • Playing With Purpose: Why Play Is Important To Development

    Playing With Purpose: Why Play Is Important To Development

    Have you ever taken a moment to truly admire the art and incredible beauty of watching a child at play? Their fully engaged spirit, drive, imagination and passion are all completely vested in the mission of the moment. Whether tinkering with their next greatest creations or saving the day as their favorite superhero, children demonstrate freely and without any reservations the power of playing with purpose! Maria Montessori once said, “Play is the work of a child.” How very true! As parents, teachers and coaches, we each have an incredible opportunity to step with intention each and every day into the world of a child, meeting them exactly where they are at in their own ....

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  • Is Your Child Ready for School?

    Is Your Child Ready for School?

    The past year and a half of school have been such a tumultuous ride. From school closures to virtual classes to partial reopening, it seems as if our children have experienced every out-of-the-norm scenario we could come up with. And although the goal was to keep them safe, children’s development took a significant hit. We’ve seen more significant emotional distress, poorer health choices, regression in cognitive momentum, and decreased social skills. So, as the new school year approaches, it is more important than ever to ensure that they are prepared for school in ways that cover all developmental areas. The idea of “school readiness” has always been mostly ....

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  • The Top 6 Health Benefits Of Martial Arts

    The Top 6 Health Benefits Of Martial Arts

    There are many benefits to training martial arts, not the least of which are physical, mental, and spiritual in nature. From the physical improvements, to the enhancement of both your mental and spiritual well-being, martial arts paves the way for people to reach their peak potential. Martial arts has tremendous health benefits and can get you in the best shape of your life very quickly. It is one of the most effective workouts available. Many practitioners can attest to its incredible health properties and will tell you that by training martial arts, they have never felt better in their entire lives. Achieving your fitness goals and getting your dream body takes a lot of effort. It ....

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  • The Secret to Developing Well-Rounded Athletes

    The Secret to Developing Well-Rounded Athletes

    The Secret to Developing Well-Rounded Athletes Over the last year, sports programs have had shortened seasons, if any at all. Because of that, training time for athletes of all ages has dropped significantly. Now, with sports returning to a more normal duration, young athletes are working hard to regain lost skills and recondition their bodies. The problem, however, is that lengthy breaks increase the risk of injury upon returning to training. In addition, when athletes specialize in a sport, they generally only train muscles for that sport. To be truly at the top of their game, young athletes should engage in training that develops all muscle groups through a ....

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